The Water Outreach Advisory Committee identified twelve knowledge areas, listed below, as theoretical areas of high importance to water outreach and education. These knowledge areas provide the foundation for the Essential BEPs.
Choose one or more specific knowledge areas that could guide education or outreach planning relevant to the challenge you want to address. Review summaries for each to help refine program goals and objectives. To the extent possible, summaries provide information about planning, implementation, evaluation; indicators and benchmarks; key strategies; tools; and references.
Citizen Participation/Community Involvement Principles
Community Development Principles
Environmental Education Principles
Leadership Development Principles
Non-Economic Social Science Applications
Organizational Development and Management Principles
Technology Transfer/Diffusion of Innovation Theory